Sharif is appealing against his conviction for corruption from an Islamabad jail. He was jailed for seven years in December last year on corruption charges. General Pervez Musharraf established the NAB in to investigate corruption allegations against public officials, in the wake of a military coup that deposed Sharif, forcing him to flee the country. Broadsheet, registered in the Isle of Man, entered into the agreement with the NAB in the following year, in which it agreed to help track down the assets of Sharif and more than other politicians, officials and their families. The company said the agreement entitled it to a commission on any settlement with the targets, even if Broadsheet was not involved in procuring them. After seven years of exile in Saudi Arabia, Sharif returned to Pakistan during the arbitration and was elected for a third term as prime minister in
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By Daily Mail Reporter. Pakistan has the highest volume of internet searches for gay pornography despite being one of the least tolerant countries when it comes to homosexuality. The most searches for terms related to same-sex acts came from a conservative stronghold, the city of Peshawar, rather than major cosmopolitan cities such as Lahore and Karachi, according to a nalysis of Google trends by Mother Jones. Pakistan was given a rating of by the search engine for having the highest search traffic for the pornography terms. Gay sex is illegal in the Islamic country and carries a sentence of two to ten years in prison if caught.
Kausar Parveen struggles through tears as she remembers the blood-soaked pants of her nine-year-old son, raped by a religious cleric. Each time she begins to speak, she stops, swallows hard, wipes her tears and begins again. The boy had studied for a year at a nearby Islamic school in the town of Kehrore Pakka.